Education programs
  • Last updated:
  • 27 Nov 2019

Animals play an important role in the family. There is a responsibility for managing a happy and healthy family pet. 

Sunshine Coast Council offers free programs to promote responsible pet ownership.

Park the Bark seminars

Learn how to manage your dogs barking behaviour.

Presented by experienced vet Dr Cam Day, these seminars provide an entertaining presentation about why dogs bark and barking behaviour solutions.

Upcoming seminars for 2020 will be posted to What's On when confirmed.

School education

An interactive program promoting responsible pet ownership and bite prevention. There are currently two programs presented by council officers.

Pet and kids education

For children 3 - 5 years old. For more details, refer to information sheet[658KB].


For children 5 - 12 years old organised through the Australian Veterinary Association. Refer to booking form

Community education events

'Pop up' information stalls relating to animal management issues. These include charity dog walks, local community events and Neighbourhood Watch initiatives. See upcoming events.

Do you have an event coming up? Would you like council to attend? Contact council via